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Outdoor Elements - April 2nd, 2017

Episode #1513 - April 2nd, 2017
Phosphorous can be a problem in our aquatic ecosystems. Evie talked with Notre Dame Biochemistry Professor Holly Goodson and biological Science Graduate student Matt Trentman about why it's a problem and how they are working to develop a better method of detection. Evie also talked with Penn High School Science Teacher Diane Bowersox about how her class is helping with the testing and what they are getting out of the experience. The Hoosier Shrimp Farm is located near Walkerton, Indiana and they raise shrimp to sell for food. Trees are a vital part of our environment, and most people think of forests when you talk trees.
Original Airdate: April 02, 2017

In This Episode

  • April 2nd, 2017 Photo
    Penn High School - Phosphorous Detection
    Holly Goodson, Matt Trentman, Diane Bowersox More Information
    April 2nd, 2017 Photo

    In This Segment

    Phosphorous can be a problem in our aquatic ecosystems. Evie talked with Notre Dame Biochemistry Professor Holly Goodson and biological Science Graduate student Matt Trentman about why it's a problem and how they are working to develop a better method of detection. Evie also talked with Penn High School Science Teacher Diane Bowersox about how her class is helping with the testing and what they are getting out of the experience.

    Guests

    1. Holly GoodsonProfessor of BiochemistryUniversity of Notre Dame
    2. Matt TrentmanGraduate Student - Biological SciencesUniversity of Notre Dame
    3. Diane BowersoxScience TeacherPenn High School

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    Hoosier Shrimp Farm
    Jason Troike, Kristen Troike More Information
    April 2nd, 2017 Photo

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    The Hoosier Shrimp Farm is located near Walkerton, Indiana and they raise shrimp to sell for food. Krista talks with Jason and Kristen Troike about how a local shrimp farm not only saves on the carbon footprint compared to imported shrimp, but the standards for safety and quality are much higher. Get more info here: www.HoosierShrimpFarm.com

    Guests

    1. Jason TroikeOperatorHoosier Shrimp Farm
    2. Kristen TroikeHoosier Shrimp Farm

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  • April 2nd, 2017 Photo
    Urban Forestry
    Aaron Sawatsky-Kingsley More Information
    April 2nd, 2017 Photo

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    Trees are a vital part of our environment, and most people think of forests when you talk trees. But have you ever considered the trees in a community to be part of an urban forest? Josh talks with Goshen City Forester Aaron Sawatsky-Kingsley about some of the many benefits of trees in a community. Then he visits with some homeowners that have decided to plant trees around their home for a variety of reasons.

    Guests

    1. Aaron Sawatsky-KingsleyCity ForesterGoshen, IN

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